04 novembre 2016

'BVLGARI AND ROME' at Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza

Guy Bourdin, Vogue Paris, 1961 © Estate of Guy Boudin, 2016. MADRID - The Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza is presenting Bulgari and Rome, an exhibition that looks at how the art and architecture of ancient and modern Rome have been a source of inspiration to the designers of this firm of Italian jewellers throughout its history. Founded in Rome in 1884, since its outset Bulgari has made use of the city’s most characteristic features as the guiding symbolic and artistic thread of its creations. For decades the Colosseum, the... [Lire la suite]

30 décembre 2013

Cartier choker of rose cut diamonds, 1906

Cartier choker of rose cut diamonds, 1906.
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09 mai 2013

Seed pearl and diamond choker, late 19th century - Sothebys

Seed pearl and diamond choker, late 19th century - Sothebys Composed of seventeen rows of seed pearls, highlighted at intervals with spacers set with circular- and single-cut diamonds, length approximately 330mm. Estimation: 12,000 - 18,000 CHF THE PROPERTY OF A MEMBER OF A EUROPEAN ROYAL FAMILY PROVENANCE: Originally worn by Infanta Amalia Philippina of Spain (b.1834-1905), wife of Prince Adalbert of Bavaria (b.1828–1875). Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels. Genève | 14 mai... [Lire la suite]
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17 avril 2013

Platinum, Diamond, Onyx and Coral Choker, Cartier

Platinum, Diamond, Onyx and Coral Choker, Cartier - Sotheby's Depicting the face of a cat set with two pear-shaped cabochon onyx eyes and a cabochon coral nose, set throughout with single-cut diamonds weighing approximately 2.25 carats, completed by a black velvet strap, adjustable length approximately 14¼ to 11¼ inches, the central plaque signed Cartier, numbered 22480. Estimation: 10,000 - 15,000 USD - Lot. Vendu 20,000 USD Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels/ New York | 17 Apr... [Lire la suite]
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05 septembre 2012

Ganjam's choker from Nizam Collection

Ganjam's choker from their Nizam Collection, with colored gemstones, diamonds, and pearls, all set in yellow gold.
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16 juillet 2012

Diamond and Natural Pearl Choker, 1900

Diamond and Natural Pearl Choker, 1900
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19 juin 2010

Conch Pearl, Natural Pearl & Tahitian Pearl jewelry @ M.S. Rau Antiques

Conch Pearl & Diamond Necklace. This glorious necklace glows with approximately 21.50 carats of diamonds and seven extremely rare and desireable conch pearls ranging in size from 3mm to 34mm. Price: $150,000 Conch pearls are produced by the Queen Conch mollusk primarily found in the warm waters of the Caribbean. Unlike traditional pearls, conch pearls cannot be cultured, thus they are all natural and unique. Because only one in 10,000 conchs produce a pearl, with only 10 percent of those being gem quality, these... [Lire la suite]
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27 juillet 2009

Shopping de perles et diamants chez Kohn - Cannes

Collerette perles et diamants. Travail d'époque Napoléon III. Collerette en or et argent constituée d'une frange de Motifs en forme de fleurs de lys sertis de petits diamants, entrecoupée de pampilles lames de couteau terminées par des perles fines. Dans son écrin à la forme. P.B. : 127,9 g environ - Estimation : 40 000 / 50 000 € Parure diamants et perles Parure en or jaune composée d'un collier, d'un bracelet et d'une paire de boucles d'oreilles, formée d'importantes perles des mers du sud disposées en chute dans... [Lire la suite]
06 avril 2009

An Indian gem-set enamelled gold Choker (guluband). Jaipur, 19th Century

An Indian gem-set enamelled gold Choker (guluband). Jaipur, 19th Century composed of thirteen interlinking square elements, set with rubies and white sapphires, fringed with seed pearls, verso enamelled in polychrome. 25 cm. wide. Sold for £3,360 Bonhams. Islamic & Indian Art, 2 Apr 2009. New Bond Street www.bonhams.com (Copyright © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved)
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08 février 2009

A Diamond and Gold Choker

A Diamond and Gold Choker Approximately 1569 circular-cut diamonds, weighing approximately 27.00-30.00 carats total, G/H/I color, VS/SI clarity, 13 ins., shows signs of normal wear, in a fitted case. Estimate $20,000 - $30,000 Christie's Interiors. 9 - 10 February 2009. New York, Rockefeller Plaza www.christie's.com Image Christie's Ltd 2009
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